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Chest pain when breathing especially lying down, heart rate jumping from 100-120 dizzy, sweaty. 20 year old female ?

Chest pain when breathing especially lying down, heart rate jumping from 100-120 dizzy, sweaty. 20 year old female ?

Pericarditis: Those symptoms are very concerning for pericarditis. You need testing. You need to see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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My 14 year old has been having chest pain on and off for 4-5 months. This pain is in the middle if chest and hurts when breathing in.

My 14 year old has been having chest pain on and off for 4-5 months. This pain is in the middle if chest and hurts when breathing in.

Costochonditis: Sounds like inflammation or irritation of the cartilage around the breast bone or sternum. Ibuprofen helps. So does homeopathic bryonia. So does chinese medicine and acupuncture. If it is intense and worrisome, have your child seen. ...Read more

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I'm a 29 year old smoker trying to quit with zyban (bupropion) I notice for a couple month I get chest pain and I'm always breathing heaving going up stairs ?

I'm a 29 year old smoker trying to quit with zyban (bupropion) I notice for a couple month I get chest pain and I'm always breathing heaving going up stairs ?

Mgt: It is very encouraging that your are trying to quit. I would recommend that you have a lung function test, a trial of Bronchodilator treatment and a lab test for alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency. Your past history of smoking can place you at risk for chronic obstructive lung disease. ...Read more

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Can I have heart disease even if i don't have any symptoms? I am a 65-year-old woman with several of the risk factors for developing heart disease, but don't have any symptoms like chest pain or difficulty with breathing, could I have heart disease withou

Can I have heart disease even if i don't have any symptoms? I am a 65-year-old woman with several of the risk factors for developing heart disease, but don't have any symptoms like chest pain or difficulty with breathing, could I have heart disease withou

Yes,you : Yes, you certainly can. An individual can even suffer from a heart attack without knowing it. 25% of people who have a heart attack have a "silent" event (they didn't know it was happening). The best thing to do is to see your doctor to be screened. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi, my 9 year old daughter is wheezing, coughing, constant chest pain, and has trouble breathing. She was negative for cf, and taking a asthma test.

Hi, my 9 year old daughter is wheezing, coughing, constant chest pain, and has trouble breathing. She was negative for cf, and taking a asthma test.

Has asthma: Your child has asthma. A asthma test is a good idea to see what her baseline lung function is, but it is not needed to make the diagnosis here. She has wheezing, cough, dyspnea (trouble breathing) - she has asthma.She needs to be hit hard with meds immediately to get symptoms under control - she may even be bad enough for inpatient admission. Then the doc visits to asthma and/or allergy specialist ...Read more

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Hello. I'm a 32 year old female. I have COPD so I usually have some chest pain at times and difficulty breathing... Currently I'm have a continuous ache in my arm and I've been extremely tired. Should I be concerned about a heart attack?

Hello. I'm a 32 year old female. I have COPD so I usually have some chest pain at times and difficulty breathing... Currently I'm have a continuous ache in my arm and I've been extremely tired. Should I be concerned about a heart attack?

Must call the doctor: A person with left shoulder or left arm pain without a good reason or explanation should go to her doctor or the E.R. to be checked for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it becomes a bad heart attack. It could turn out to be a lung problem, a bone or muscle problem, or an acid reflux problem, but the heart attack can kill people. As the saying goes, 'better safe than sorry.' ...Read more

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I'm 23 and have frequent chest pains since the age of 13 why? The pain lasts for 5 minutes which cause me to stop breathing as it hurts to try.

I'm 23 and have frequent chest pains since the age of 13 why? The pain lasts for 5 minutes which cause me to stop breathing as it hurts to try.

Asthma attack?: Or something else...Please have a doctor do a comprehensive investigation to see the bottom on this! 10 years is too long to suffer... Best luck! ...Read more

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I'm 20 years old and have been having chest pain and occasionally trouble breathing for a few days. What could cause this?

I'm 20 years old and have been having chest pain and occasionally trouble breathing for a few days. What could cause this?

CP SOB: Chest pain and difficulty breathing can be very serious or benign. It may be a virus that is attacking the heart, bronchitis or possibly pleurisy. Either way you need to be examined and evaluated by a physician as soon as possible. Time is important. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more